Katie Nussbaum, SavannahNow

Katie Nussbaum


Savannah, GA, United States

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Recent articles by Katie:

Rock 'n' Roll Marathon happening as city of Savannah OKs outdoor event permits in November

As COVID-19 cases continue to trend down across Savannah, they city will permit outdoor events next month, including Rock 'n' Roll marathon. → Read More

No disruptions to Savannah's film industry yet as nationwide strike by IATSE members looms

Film production is continuing in Savannah as nationwide International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees strike looms. → Read More

Infrastructure work, small business help among projects that could get Chatham County's America Rescue funds

Infrastructure improvements, small business assistance could be on tap for Chatham County through American Rescue Plan Act funds. → Read More

You might experience delays when calling the Chatham County 911 call center. Here's why

A variety of factors has led to a shortage of 911 call center operators in Chatham County. → Read More

Former Savannah police chief Willie Lovett to be released from federal prison

After being sentenced to 7.5 years in prison in 2015, former Savannah police chief Willie Lovett is set to be released on Friday. → Read More

Studies, protests and permitting: Everything we know about Weeping Time and Salvation Army shelter in west Savannah

The Salvation Army's request to build a shelter near the site of the Weeping Time has spurred discussion. Here's everything we know about the issue. → Read More

Chatham County reinstates masks for county buildings

Chatham County is the third major organization to call for mask usage in Savannah this week following the announcement by Mayor Van Johnson. → Read More

Mayor: COVID mask mandate reinstated in Savannah due to rising cases, effective immediately

After downgrading Savannah's mask mandate to an advisory in May, the city is requiring them once more as variant cases of COVID-19 climb. → Read More

Savannah City Council members look toward the future with Jay Melder as city manager

Savannah city council members said Jay Melder's experience, enthusiasm made him the right choice as Savannah's next city manager. → Read More

City council amends Savannah alcohol ordinance to include aluminum cups

Savannah city council voted to amendment the alcohol ordinance to allow aluminum cups on Thursday. The change kicks off a 90-day pilot program. → Read More

New Savannah city manager named

Washington DC city administrator Jay Melder was named as Savannah's next city manager on Thursday. Melder brings experience in combating COVID-19, homelessness. → Read More

Savannah Mayor Van Johnson involved in car crash downtown

Savannah Mayor Van Johnson was involved in a downtown car crash on Tuesday. → Read More

It's official: Enmarket secures naming rights to new Savannah arena

Located in west Savannah, the Enmarket Arena will be able to accommodate 9,500 attendees at capacity. The facility is expected to open early 2022. → Read More

Records show majority of Chatham County employees earn more than $40,000

Public records show that 72 Chatham County employees currently have salaries that top $100,000 per year. Over 900 make more than $40,000 per year. → Read More

Will Savannah residents see a property tax hike this year? Despite its appearance, it isn't.

Savannah residents likely won't see a hike in property taxes next year as council considers maintaining the current mileage rate. → Read More

Violent crime up as Savannah police work to fill department vacancies

Despite a decrease in 2021 homicides, Savannah police are still seeing an increase in violent crime. → Read More

'What we’re arguing for, I don’t know': Weeping Time group maintains stance on Savannah property

The Weeping Time Coalition is questioning the city's process after not being consulted on an archeological survey on the former Ten Broeck Race Course. → Read More

Savannah City Council members question cost, impacts of aluminum to-go cup program

A pilot program for aluminum to-go cups is set to launch later this month, but several council members question the impact to local businesses. → Read More

Meet Savannah city manager finalist Heath Lloyd

Currently serving as a chief in the city's infrastructure office, Heath Lloyd is now in the running to move up to the top spot. → Read More

Meet Savannah city manager finalist Jay Melder

Well versed in combating homelessness and connecting with diverse communities, DC leader Jay Melder could become the next Savannah city manager. → Read More